The purpose of the respite child care is to support families experiencing separation due to military tasking who find themslevs in financial and/or emotionnal need of respite from the stressors of parenting alone.
A respite childcare allowance of $50.00 per month is available for spouses whose partner is presently away due to military obligation and are supported by the MFRC-NCR. This childcare allowance must be pre-approved and needs-based for all guardians with children who have a parent that is away due to military obligation including IR, course, training, tasking or deployment.
To seek approval, please contact the Family Separation and Reunion coordinator :613-998-4888 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Download the Respite Childcare Form
Please be mindful to submit your Direct Funds Transfer (DFT) form along with a void cheque to allow for quick processing of all childcare receipts.
*Please note that the MFRC-NCR is not responsible for finding child care.